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WFU in the news Feb. 7-13

February 17, 2022  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest in the News

Selected news clips courtesy of Wake Forest University News & Communications


Where mathematics and a social perspective meet data

January 27, 2022  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

New research by mathematics and statistics professor Kenneth Berenhaut, along with former postdoctoral fellow Katherine Moore and graduate student Ryan Melvin, sheds new light on some fundamental statistical questions.  


Keeping the weight off, treadmill not required

December 21, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Teaching older adults how to keep moving – and not necessarily doing structured workouts – after significant weight loss could be the key to keeping the weight off, according to research by Wake Forest University published online today in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity.


The entrepreneur next door

December 9, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Say the word “entrepreneur” and most think of genius dreamers who single-handedly take an idea and turn it into a billion-dollar business, but there is another story.


Shea Kidd Brown named Vice President for Campus Life

December 9, 2021  |   Faculty, Staff, Top Stories

Wake Forest has appointed Dr. Shea Kidd Brown as vice president for campus life. She is known for her commitment to student care, belonging and success.

Expert Pitch

Gun ownership is rising: Here’s why

November 10, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

David Yamane has spent more than 10 years studying guns in America and is able to speak to individuals and organizations across the spectrum of opinions on guns.


Two WFU engineering professors get water quality research grant

October 20, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University assistant professors of engineering Courtney Di Vittorio and Kyana Young, in collaboration with professors at two area institutions, have received a three-year, $250,000 Environmental Enhancement Grant (EEG) from the Attorney General’s office.


Learning the truth about honesty

October 5, 2021  |   Faculty, Student, Top Stories

The Honesty Project, which launched in 2020 with a $4.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, has awarded grants to 16 projects exploring the science of honesty and philosophical questions related to the virtue.

Expert Pitch

What does a low carbon economy mean for U.S. workers?

September 22, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Economics professor Mark Curtis researches the balance between green jobs and lost jobs – looking at the implications for U.S. workers in a low carbon economy.


Changing community through the arts, panel discussion at IdeasCityWS

September 20, 2021  |   Faculty, Top Stories

Dance professor Christina Soriano will moderate a panel discussion on the arts at IdeasCityWS on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. at Bailey Park in downtown Winston-Salem.

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